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 Post subject: Robert Lepage's Andersen Project
PostPosted: Fri Apr 25, 2008 4:32 pm 
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This sounds like an interesting work. From the Contra Costa Times.

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Andersen Project brings a dreamscape to Berkeley
By Ann Murphy
Correspondent
Article Launched: 04/25/2008 12:20:13 AM PDT


TERPSICHORE, the muse of dance, and Thalia (comedy) and Melpomene (tragedy), the muses of drama, are going to have to duke it out this month, because I'm claiming Canadian writing/directing wonder Robert Lepage as one of dance's own. To my delight, Lepage, after a three-year absence, is bringing his Andersen Project to Cal Performances late in May, to be performed by Yves Jacques. Lepage's fans have missed him.

Dance, as you may know, is the real mother of Western drama, an art form that evolved in ancient Greece from Dionysian ritual performed in remote groves by raucous women who chanted, danced, worshiped, sacrificed animals and are said to have engaged in a fair amount of screeching on behalf of the god of wine and the underworld.



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